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A Year-End Review of Tobacco Legislation, Regulations

During 2013, state legislatures continued to pursue increases in cigarette and tobacco taxes, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) moved forward on several regulatory matters and local governments dramatically increased the number and kind of local tobacc
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 28, 2013 00:13
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco war may singe Zuma pals

BUSINESS associates of Edward Zuma, the eldest son of the president, are set to come under fire as the South African Revenue Service (SARS) intensifies its war on illegal tobacco. Last week, SARS sent a letter to the tobacco industry warning of its plan
Business Day (za)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:52
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[California] GREENHUT: ‘SIN’ TAX HIKE COULD BOOST UNDERGROUND ECONOMY

a proposed ballot measure to boost taxes on a pack of cigarettes by $2 ... But many economists note that, at some point, tax hikes offer diminishing benefits, thus reminding me of an entertaining old thought experiment about the effects of taxation on pe
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Nov 15, 2013 02:52
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[California] KAYE: Increased Taxes = Increased Crime

These new findings are revealed in a report just issued by the California Foundation for Commerce and Education (disclosure: that’s my employer). Authored by the consulting firm Andrew Chang, LLC, The State and Local Impact of Tobacco Prices on Smuggling
Fox&Hounds
added Oct 7, 2013 17:34
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FDA Warns Over RYO Promoted as Pipe Tobacco

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) tobacco compliance and enforcement program--touting that it recently issued its 10,000th tobacco retailer warning letter--has also issued warning letters to three tobacco manufacturers and one tobacco retailer
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:36
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Thailand dragging feet on WTO order to remove unfair tobacco taxes, DTI says

The Philippines has expressed disappointment over Thailand's failure to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling on the latter's unfair tobacco taxes.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:00
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VIDEO: Smoking to become expensive in Russia

a hundred rubles, or three US dollars, a new bill of the Health Ministry ... smokers now find it difficult to find a place where they can poison themselves ... can pin their hopes on Russia's obligations to the member countries of the Customs Union.
You Tube
added Jul 24, 2013 14:31
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[Greece] Excise duty increase for cigarettes

The increase of excise duty on cigarettes has two objectives: first to make tobacco a luxury item, thereby forcing the population to give up smoking and secondly, to increase revenues. However, some economic analysts challenge this view. In particular, e
The Messenger (ge)
added Jul 12, 2013 22:07
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[Philippines] GAMBOA: Is sin tax reform working?

BIZLINKS By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star)
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 11, 2013 13:39
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Electronic cigarettes gaining popularity due to Minnesota's impending tax hike

The number of Twin Cities shops selling the "e-cigs" has been rising, and shop owners credit the $1.60-a-pack tax increase that goes into effect
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Jun 24, 2013 13:09
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